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Swimming Pools - Inground Permit Application14400 S. Coil Plus Drive, Plainfield, IL 60544 Phone (815) 439-2937 Fax (815) 609-6114 plainfield-il.org/departments/building.php March 2013 Page | 1 SWIMMING POOL – INGROUND PERMIT APPLICATION The following is a guideline of requirements that need to be met along with the completed application. APPLICATION:  Submit a completed application.  If you have a Septic tank in your yard, you must first contact the Will County Health Department, Northern Branch at (630) 679-7030. You must get an approval from the Health Department and submit a copy of the approval with your application.  Submit two (2) copies of the plat of survey indicating the location, size and distance of the pool from the house as well as the distance from the side and rear lot lines. Also, indicate location of all equipment (filters, pumps etc.) related to the pool.  Submit 2 copies of the specifications of the pool and pool equipment.  Check with your Homeowners Association regarding covenant restrictions. (must comply)  Contact JULIE, INC. at 811 – Two (2) working days prior to digging to locate utilities.  Check with water billing at (815) 439-2923 for a one time sewer reduction on your first fill. CODE REQUIREMENTS:  See Municipal Code, Article VII, Swimming Pool Regulations or at www.plainfield-il.org.  The pool cannot be located within any easement and must be a minimum of 10’ FEET from all property lines and the house.  The walkway or patio around the pool cannot be located in any easement. As well as the pool equipment.  In-ground pools shall not change or alter the existing grading or overland flood routes as indicated on the final plat of survey.  All pool equipment must be on a GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) protected circuit.  No current carrying electrical conductors shall cross the pool, either overhead or underground. All underground current shall be a minimum of 5’ FEET from the pool. All overhead shall be a minimum of 18’ FEET from the pool.  Extension cords are not allowed for the pool pumps. 14400 S. Coil Plus Drive, Plainfield, IL 60544 Phone (815) 439-2937 Fax (815) 609-6114 plainfield-il.org/departments/building.php March 2013 Page | 2  The gas line pipe for the pool heater must be an approved material (Black pipe is NOT allowed). See attached.  Yards with In-ground pools must have a minimum in height of a 5’ foot fence either surrounding the pool or a fence surrounding the perimeter of the yard no less than 5’ FEET from grade with locking gates. The fence must be installed prior to filling the pool. *See Municipal Code, Article VII, Swimming pool regulations, Construction requirements, Sec.2.5-137, (d) Fences, (e) Steps or ladders.  A temporary construction fence must be in place immediately for (sunken) above ground pools and all In-ground pools. INSPECTIONS: • Pre-pour Concrete Inspection • Electrical (Bonding) Inspection • Plumbing (gas line) Inspection • Final Electric Inspection • Final Building Inspection.  The “Temporary” construction fence must be removed and a permanent fence in place for Final Inspection. PERMIT FEES:  In Ground Pool permit fee is $150.00 and is due at time of issuance. 14400 S. Coil Plus Drive, Plainfield, IL 60544 Phone (815) 439-2937 Fax (815) 609-6114 plainfield-il.org/departments/building.php March 2013 Page | 3 NOTE: If the permit is not picked up within 30 days of approval it will be VOIDED and you will need to reapply. SWIMMING POOL - INGROUND PERMIT APPLICATION ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________ Zoning: ________ Subdivision: __________________________________________ Flood plain: Yes No Height of Existing fence: ________ Height of Proposed fence:_______ (Fence permit application required) Estimated Value: $___________________ Who do we contact when permit is ready?_____________________________________ SUBCONTRACTOR INFORMATION: Pool: _________________________________ Plumbing: __________________________________ Electrical: ____________________________ Other: ______________________________________ OWNER: GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Name:_____________________________________ Contractor:_______________________________ Street: ___________________________________ Street: ___________________________________ City, State, Zip: ____________________________ City, State, Zip: ___________________________ Cell: _____________________________________ Cell: ____________________________________ Phone: _________________________________ Phone: ___________________________________ Email: ____________________________________ Email: __________________________________ I hereby declare that the above and attached information is correct and agree, in consideration of and upon issuance of a Building & Use Permit, to do or allow to be done only such work herewith applied for, and that such premises and its existing and proposed buildings or structures shall be used or allowed to be used for only such purposes as are set forth above or other uses permitted in the district. ____________________________ ______________ __________________________ _______________ Owner’s Signature Date Contractor’s Signature Date 14400 S. Coil Plus Drive, Plainfield, IL 60544 Phone (815) 439-2937 Fax (815) 609-6114 plainfield-il.org/departments/building.php March 2013 Page | 4 Issued By: _________________________ ____________ Building Official Date